Events

Belgian Waffle Ride North Carolina

May 13, 2022

Coming June 11, 2022. The most unique cycling event in the country. It’s the Belgian Waffle Ride (BWR) North Carolina, an extremely tough 131.7 mile cycling race through the North Carolina portion of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Pros and amateurs alike train for this “Hell of the North Carolina” with 11K feet of climbing with […]

Mother’s Day Half and 5K

May 6, 2022

Coming May 8, 2022. A fun and active day with your mom! Join the Mother’s Day Half and 5K in beautiful Kirkland, Washington, just north of Seattle on Sunday. Both courses start and end at Juanita Beach Park on the shores of Lake Washington. The Half Marathon will take you on roads and crushed gravel […]

Earth Day 2022

April 22, 2022

Invest In Our Planet. That’s this year’s official theme for Earth Day 2022. In the 52 years since it was first held, Earth Day has grown to be the world’s largest environmental movement, including 1 billion people in more than 193 countries. Coordinated by EarthDay.org, you can go to the link above to find an […]

Paris-Roubaix Femmes

April 15, 2022

Coming April 16, 2022. Who will be crowned Queen of the Cobbles? The Paris-Roubaix Femmes is the women’s edition of the famed Paris-Roubaix, one of cycling oldest races, first held in 1896. This year marks the second time that this one day women’s peloton takes place. Nicknamed l’enfer du Nord, or Hell of the North, […]

Hop Hop Races

April 8, 2022

Coming April 16, 2022. Run for the Peeps! It’s the Hop Hop Races in Camas, Washington, a scenic town just across the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon. Choose from a 5K, 10K, 10 Miler, Half Marathon, or a virtual race where you can choose any distance you like. The courses are professionally timed and measured and range […]

Great American Ride

March 18, 2022

Coming March 19, 2022. A virtual team ride from Washington State to Washington, D.C.! The Great American Ride kicks off tomorrow and follows the Great American Rail Trail, the nation’s first cross-country multiuse trail that covers more than 3,700 miles between Washington State and Washington, D.C.. This is a virtual race where teams of 4, 8, […]

St. Patrick’s Festival, Dublin

March 11, 2022

Coming March 16-20, 2022. Get your green on for the return of the St. Patrick’s Festival celebrations in Ireland’s capital city of Dublin. The four days of festivities will center around the theme of “Connections” and will be a celebration of Irish arts, culture and heritage, with live music, theater, comedy, and of course, the […]

Valentine’s Pop-Up Wedding Chapel

February 14, 2022

Happy Valentine’s Day! Celebrate the day by saying ” I do” at the Valentine’s Pop-Up Wedding Chapel at Mt Baker Ski Area. Sign up in advance and head up on the mountain where a licensed marriage officiant and will perform a non-religious 5-minute marriage ceremony, commitment ceremony or vow renewal. After the ceremony, there are 8 […]

Watch the 2022 Winter Olympics

February 7, 2022

Let the games begin! The opening ceremony festivities and events started just a few days ago for the 24th Winter Olympic Games held in Beijing. Though tickets are exclusively available to residents of China’s mainland due to COVID-19 precautions, you can partake in the excitement by checking your local broadcasting schedule. China last hosted the […]

Top Outdoor Events of 2021

December 15, 2021

And the winner is… it’s the end of the year, and we’ve just finished counting all of your Facebook likes and shares for our 2021 features in the Outdoor Events category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please… the Rest + Restore Yoga Retreat at Stillwater Landing, a wellness retreat in Whitefish, […]

National Avocado Day

July 30, 2021

Coming July 31, 2021. Celebrate the alligator pear! The last day of July is designated as National Avocado Day., so treat yourself to some guac! Here are some fun facts about this fruit (yes, it’s a fruit, not a vegetable!): avocados are good sources of omega 3 fatty acids, potassium, fiber, and vitamins C, E […]

Rest and Restore Yoga Retreat at Stillwater Landing

July 23, 2021

Coming August 22-26, 2021. If need of a wellness retreat? Then check out the Rest and Restore Yoga Retreat at Stillwater Landing. Located in Whitefish, Montana, in the Northern Rocky Mountains nestled at the edge of Glacier National Park, this retreat includes lodging, all meals, transportation to and from the airport, 2 yoga/meditation classes each […]

Whidbey Woods Trail Run

July 16, 2021

Coming July 17, 2021. The return of the trail races! Join Northwest Trail Runs for their Whidbey Woods Trail Run this Saturday. Take the scenic ferry from Mukilteo, just north of Seattle, to the Clinton ferry terminal on Whidbey Island and drive about 20 minutes to Putney Woods County Park. Choose from 3 distances: 5K […]

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

July 9, 2021

It was postponed but not canceled. The Games of the XXXII Olympiad, aka the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games (yes, they’ve kept it as Tokyo 2020, not 2021, for marketing and branding purposes) will be held this year from July 23rd through August 8th. Originally scheduled to take place last year, the event was postponed in […]

Carnation Run for the Pies and Pints 5K

July 2, 2021

Coming July 4, 2021. Did someone say pie?! Before the Independence Day festivities, get some exercise at the Carnation Run for the Pies and Pints 5K. Carnation, a small Washington town east of Seattle, hosts a patriotic celebration with food, music, a parade, fireworks, and a quick 5K run through Remlinger Farms. There will be […]

2021 National Trails Day

June 4, 2021

The nation’s largest trails event! It’s the 2021 National Trails Day, hosted by the American Hiking Society and held every year on the first Saturday in June. This year’s theme is: A Day of Service and Advocacy for Hometown Trails. Check out the American Hiking Society’s website link above to find an in-person or virtual […]

Fallen Soldiers Memorial 5K, 10K, and Half

May 28, 2021

Coming May 31, 2021. This Memorial Day, participate in the Fallen Soldiers Memorial 5K, 10K, and Half to honor the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. The race is managed by Bishop Events in partnership with the Wounded Warriors in Action Foundation, a national charity that provides outdoor sporting activities to […]

Mother’s Day 5K

May 7, 2021

Coming May 9, 2021. Show some love for Mom in a healthy way! Join the Mother’s Day 5K hosted by KC Express. Due to COVID safety measures, the in-person race was capped at 500 entrants and is currently sold out, but you can still participate in the fun (and swag!) with their virtual race. You […]

Cinco de Mayo 5K, 10K, 15K, Half Marathon

April 30, 2021

Coming May 2, 2021. A COVID-safe race to celebrate Cinco de Mayo! Join A Better World Running for their Cinco de Mayo 5k, 10k, 15k, Half Marathon, held in Santa Monica, California. Bib pick up starts 7:10am and then choose a staggered start time or self time and start earlier or a little later, as […]

Earth Day 2021

April 22, 2021

Happy Earth Day! This year’s theme is Restore Our Earth, and there’s an emphasis on five main pillars: The Canopy Project, which is a massive effort to plant trees across the globe; Food and Environment, which focuses on understanding the environmental impact of our food choices; The Great Global Cleanup, which includes individual and group […]

Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival

April 16, 2021

Now through May 2, 2021. Brighten your day at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival! This 40-acre tulip field in Woodburn, Oregon is about a 45 minute drive south of Portland. Tram and hay wagons take visitors a short distance to the fields planted with the colorful blooms. Cut flowers, potted bulbs, and pre-ordered bulbs are […]

Dominion Energy Riverrock

April 9, 2021

Coming May 14-16, 2021. Celebrate the outdoors! At the Dominion Energy Riverrock, there will be a full weekend of small-scale participant events to showcase the wide scope of activities and active living opportunities in Richmond, Virginia. The festival will feature mountain bike exhibitions, trail running events, yoga classes, kayak and SUP races, and fishing tournaments. […]

2021 La Conner Daffodil Festival

March 26, 2021

Throughout the month of March 2021. What better way to celebrate Spring than to visit the La Conner Daffodil Festival in Washington! Pre-pandemic, you would have experienced parades and events with large crowds enjoying these cheerful flowers, but this year, you’re encouraged to view the fields of sunny narcissus blooms from your car. In the […]

Women’s Snowshoe Adventure Hike with Life’s 2 Short Fitness

March 5, 2021

Coming March 5, 2021. Burn some calories while having fun! Join Life’s 2 Short Fitness for their Women’s Snowshoe Adventure Hike. The clinic will be lead by experienced guides trained in Wilderness First Aid and Avalanche Awareness/safety and rescue and will start off by covering the essentials like snowshoe fitting, techniques, packing list, preparation, and tips […]